Bruno de Barros

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Bruno de Barros
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Personal information
Full name Bruno Lins Tenório de Barros
Born (1987-01-07) 7 January 1987 (age 30)
Maceió, Alagoas
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 85 kg (187 lb)
Sport
Country  Brazil
Sport Athletics
Event(s) 200 metres
Club S.L. Benfica
Updated on 13 April 2014.

Bruno Lins Tenório de Barros (born 7 January 1987) is a Brazilian sprinter who specializes in the 200 metres. At club level, he represents Portuguese club Benfica.[1]

Biography[edit]

He was born in Maceió, and resides in São Bernardo. Barros represented Brazil at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. He competed in the 4x100 metres relay together with José Carlos Moreira, Vicente de Lima and Sandro Viana. In their qualification heat they placed fourth behind Trinidad and Tobago, Japan and the Netherlands. Their time of 39.01 was the seventh out of sixteen participating nations in the first round and they qualified for the final. There they sprinted to a time of 38.24 seconds, the fourth time after the Jamaican, Trinidad and Japanese teams.[2] He also took part in the 200 metres individual, finishing fifth with a time of 21.15 seconds in his first round heat, which was not enough to qualify for the second round.[3]

His personal best time is 20.47, achieved in February 2008 in São Paulo. He also has 10.22 seconds in the 100 metres, achieved in March 2008 in São Paulo.[3]

In 2009, he was suspended by the IAAF for 2 years for a doping offence involving the drug rh-EPO.[4]

He again represented Brazil at the 2012 Summer Olympics, again in both the 200 m and the 4 × 100 m relay.[5]

De Barros could retrospectively be awarded the bronze medal for the 4 × 100 metres relay at the 2008 Summer Olympics following the demotion in 2017 of the Jamaican team for Nesta Carter's failed anti-doping test.[6]

Personal bests[edit]

  • 100 m: 10.16 (wind: +1.8 m/s)Brazil São Paulo, 21 March 2009
  • 200 m: 20.16 (wind: +1.1 m/s)Brazil São Paulo, 7 August 2011

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Brazil
2004 South American Youth Championships Guayaquil, Ecuador 1st 4 × 100 m relay 42.42 s
2006 Lusophony Games Macau 1st 200 m 21.56 (wind: +0.2 m/s)
South American U-23 Championships Buenos Aires, Argentina 6th 200 m 21.20 w (wind: +2.3 m/s)
2nd 4 × 100 m relay 40.15
2008 Ibero-American Championships Iquique, Chile 2nd 200 m 20.95 (wind: -0.5 m/s)
1st 4 × 100 m relay 38.96
Olympic Games Beijing, China 5th (h) 200 m 21.15 (wind: -1.1 m/s)
4th 4 × 100 m relay 38.24
South American U-23 Championships Lima, Perú 2nd 100 m 10.70 A (wind: -2.0 m/s)
1st 200 m 21.13 A (wind: -1.0 m/s)
1st 4 × 100 m relay 40.06
1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:09.02
2009 South American Championships Lima, Perú 200 m DQ
Lusophony Games Lisbon, Portugal 200 m DQ
4 × 100 m relay DQ
2011 World Championships Daegu, South Korea 6th 200 m 20.31 (wind: +0.8 m/s)
4 × 100 m relay DQ
Pan American Games Guadalajara, México 3rd 200 m 20.45 A (wind: -1.0 m/s)
1st 4 × 100 m relay 38.18 A
2012 Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 6th (sf) 200 m 20.55 (wind: -0.5 m/s)
4th (h) 4 × 100 m relay 38.35
2013 South American Championships Cartagena, Colombia 2nd 100 m 10.33 (wind: +1.3 m/s)
World Championships Moscow, Russia 19th (h) 200 m 20.60 (wind: +0.0 m/s)
2014 South American Games Santiago, Chile 4th 200 m 20.77 (wind: -1.0 m/s)
1st 4 × 100 m relay 38.90
2015 World Championships Beijing, China 26th (h) 200 m 20.42
4 × 100 m relay DNF
2016 Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 43rd (h) 200 m 20.59
6th 4 × 100 m relay 38.41
Representing  Japan
2017 IAAF World Relays Nassau, Bahamas 4 × 100 m relay DQ

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.slbenfica.pt/30/news/info/n0BV9NXY9EyjSwAoTDWtbQ?language=pt-PT
  2. ^ Athlete biography: Bruno de Barros, beijing2008.cn, ret: Aug 29, 2008
  3. ^ a b Bruno de Barros profile at IAAF
  4. ^ Doping Rule Violations. IAAF (2009-10-19). Retrieved on 2010-03-20.
  5. ^ "Bruno de Barros Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 2016-07-03. 
  6. ^ "Usain Bolt loses one Olympic gold medal as Nesta Carter tests positive". BBC News. 25 January 2017. Retrieved 25 January 2017. 

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